Leighton, Clare (1901-1989)
Born in England, she established herself as one of the foremost wood engravers of her time. She later moved to the United States and lived in Connecticut where she produced in excess of 650 wood engravings

"Blacksmith"
Wood Engraving, 1937
3 3/4 in. x 2 1/2 in. (95 mm x 64 mm)
Edition of 40
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 361
Unframed

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"Boston Cod"
Wood Engraving, 1929
9 7/16 in. x 8 1/16 in. (240 mm x 205 mm)
Edition of 75
Catalogue Reference: Boston Pub. Library 147
Unframed

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Illustrated on the cover of the Boston Public Library catalogue

"Breadline"
Wood engraving, 1932
11 11/16 in. x 7 13/16 in. (297 mm x 198 mm)
Edition of 100
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 198
Unframed

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Price: $18,500

A fine impression of this quintessential depression era image with huge margins---considered by many as the artist's finest work

"Breaking Camp"
Wood Engraving, 1931
8 15/16 in. x 13 in. (227 mm x 330 mm)
Edition of 100
Catalogue Reference: Boston Pub. Library 192
Unframed

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A fine impression from the desirable "Lumber Camp" series

"Cod Fishing"
Wood Engraving, 1949-50
9 1/2 in. x 9 1/2 in. (241 mm x 241 mm)
Edition of 50
Catalogue Reference: Boston Pub. Library 613
Unframed

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"Corsican Washer Girl" (Corsican Laundress)
Wood engraving, 1934
4 3/4 in. x 3 in. (121 mm x 76 mm)
Edition of 126, Number: #107
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 257
Unframed

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Price: $650

A fine impression with full margins done for the ALBANY PRINT CLUB

"Corsican Washerwomen"
Wood engraving, 1935
8 1/2 in. x 10 1/2 in. (216 mm x 267 mm)
Edition of 60
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 258
Unframed

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Price: $1500

A fine impression with full margins from the edition of 60 published separately from the Cleveland Print Club

"Cranberries"
Wood Engraving, c. 1949-50
9 1/2 in. x 9 1/2 in. (241 mm x 241 mm)
Edition of 50, Number: #35
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 606
Unframed

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Price: $2500

A fine impression of this excellent agrarian subject with good margins---one of several images reproduced by Wedgewood for a series of dinner plates

"Euclid Alone"
Wood Engraving, 1955
5 7/8 in. x 4 in. (149 mm x 102 mm)
Edition of 50
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 717
Unframed

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A rarely seen "modernist" image by this important American wood engraver---signed, numbered 1/50 and dedicated "for Katherine"

"Fat Stock Market"
Wood engraving, 1932
8 in. x 10 1/4 in. (203 mm x 260 mm)
Edition of 100, Number: #15
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 217
Unframed

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A fine impression of this exceptional image from THE FARMERS YEAR with large full margins

"Fishing in the Creek"
Wood engraving, 1951-52
7 in. x 4 7/8 in. (178 mm x 124 mm)
Edition of 150
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 631
Unframed

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Price: $850

A fine impression of this well executed subject with full margins

"Hop Pickers"
Wood Engraving, 1930
8 1/8 in. x 10 1/2 in. (206 mm x 267 mm)
Edition of 75, Number: 31
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 177
Unframed

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A fine impression of this image from THE SEA AND THE JUNGLE.

"Ice Cutting"
Wood engraving, 1949-50
9 3/8 in. x 9 3/8 in. (238 mm x 238 mm)
Edition of 50, Number: #10
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 607
Unframed

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A good impression with good margins---an abrasion in the left margin away from the image

"Landing"
Wood Engraving, 1931
8 1/4 in. x 12 1/2 in. (210 mm x 317 mm)
Edition of 100 (130 Total)
Catalogue Reference: Boston Pub. Library 195
Unframed

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"Loading the Ponies, Dalmatia"
Wood Engraving, 1927
8 7/16 in. x 6 3/16 in. (214 mm x 157 mm)
Edition of 60
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 38
Unframed

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Price: $600


"Oyster Houses, Cape Cod"
Wood Engraving, 1948-53
8 1/8 in. x 9 3/4 in. (206 mm x 248 mm)
Edition of 200
Catalogue Reference: Boston Pub. Library 710
Unframed

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"Resting"
Wood Engraving, 1931
9 1/16 in. x 11 1/16 in. (230 mm x 281 mm)
Edition of 130
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 196
Unframed

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From the desirable "Lumber Camp" series

"Roadmakers, Yugoslavia"
Wood Engraving, 1927
6 in. x 8 in. (152 mm x 203 mm)
Edition of 60
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 36
Unframed

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Price: $625


"Snow Shovellers New York"
Wood engraving, 1929, 2nd state
8 in. x 6 in. (203 mm x 152 mm)
Edition of 30
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 146
Unframed

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A fine impression of this exceptional rare early subject with good margins--originally done for the LEGION BOOK published in London

"The Apple Tree"
Wood engraving, 1940
7 in. x 4 7/8 in. (178 mm x 124 mm)
Edition of 30
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 463
Unframed

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Price: $950

A fine impression of this rarely seen image with full margins---page 149 for UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE

"The Baptism"
Wood engraving, 1951
7 1/16 in. x 4 7/8 in. (179 mm x 124 mm)
Edition of 150
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 618
Unframed

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A fine impression of this exceptional image with large full? margins

"The Birdcage"
Wood engraving, 1940
7 in. x 5 in. (178 mm x 127 mm)
Edition of 30
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 455
Unframed

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A fine impression of this image with full margins from UNDER THE MILKWOOD TREE series

"The Blueberry PIckers"
Wood Engraving, 1954
6 3/4 in. x 4 3/4 in. (171 mm x 121 mm)
Edition of 75, Number: 19
Catalogue Reference: Boston Pub. Library 699
Unframed

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A fine impression with good margins----illustrated in WHERE LAND MEETS SEA, p. 155

"The Calf Auction"
Wood Engraving, 1924
7 3/8 in. x 5 3/16 in. (187 mm x 132 mm)
Edition of 60
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 7
Unframed

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"The Cello Player"
Wood Engraving, 1956-57
6 in. x 4 in. (152 mm x 102 mm)
Edition of 75, Number: 6
Catalogue Reference: Boston Pub. Library 722
Unframed

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A fine impression with good margins---illustrated in UNTUNE THE SKY, p. 29

"The Choir"
Wood engraving, 1940
2 in. x 5 in. (51 mm x 127 mm)
Edition of 30
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 448
Unframed

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A fine impression of this image with full margins from UNDER THE MILKWOOD TREE series

"The Gamekeeper's Home"
Wood engraving, 1940
1 3/4 in. x 4 7/8 in. (44 mm x 124 mm)
Edition of 30
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 452
Unframed

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A fine impresssion with full margins---done for the publication UNDER THE MILKWOOD TREE

"The London Docks"
Wood Engraving, 1929
5 5/8 in. x 4 1/8 in. (143 mm x 105 mm)
Edition of 20
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 153
Unframed

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"The Lovers"
Wood engraving, 1940
6 15/16 in. x 4 7/8 in. (176 mm x 124 mm)
Edition of 30
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 476
Unframed

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A fine impression of this rarely seen image with large full margins---page 193 from UNDER THE GREENWOOD TREE

"The Nativity"
Wood engraving, 1949-50
11 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in. (292 mm x 89 mm)
Edition of 50, Number: #33
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 616
Unframed

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A superb impression of this well executed subject with good margins

"The Net Menders" (Fishermen and Nets)
Wood engraving, 1949-50
6 1/2 in. x 4 3/4 in. (165 mm x 121 mm)
Edition of 300
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 615
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $950

A fine impression with large full margins--the Boston Public Library catalogue lists an edition of 50. This impression along with others I have seen call for an edition of 300.

"The Tranter's Cottage"
Wood engraving, 1940
2 in. x 4 7/8 in. (51 mm x 124 mm)
Edition of 30
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 428
Unframed

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A fine impresssion with full margins---done for the publication UNDER THE MILKWOOD TREE

"The Tranter's Party"
Wood engraving, 1940
7 in. x 4 3/4 in. (178 mm x 121 mm)
Edition of 30
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 440
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $475

A fine impresssion with full margins---done for the publication UNDER THE MILKWOOD TREE

"The Village Fair"
Wood engraving, 1937
3 in. x 4 3/4 in. (76 mm x 121 mm)
Edition of 40
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 372
Unframed

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Price: $750

A fine impression of this rarely seen subject with full margins---page 40 from COUNTRY MATTERS

"Winnowers Majorca"
Wood engraving, 1939
6 in. x 7 5/8 in. (152 mm x 194 mm)
Edition of 200
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 424
Unframed

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A fine impression with large margins in the original folder published by the WOODCUT SOCIETY

"Winter"
Wood engraving, 1932
9 7/8 in. x 7 1/8 in. (251 mm x 181 mm)
Edition of 50
Catalogue Reference: Boston Public Library 240
Unframed

Availability: In Stock
Price: $2500

A fine impression with large margins---done originally as a commission for THE LISTENER, Christmas issue, 1932


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